Tag Archives: Oswald the Lucky Rabbit

Summer Book Reviews
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September 4, 2017 posted by

Summer Book Reviews

Labor Day weekend is a perfect time to read a book or two. Here’s my latest round-up of books I read this summer – and I think you’ll want to get a few of these.

Oswald Strings a Treasure, 1936
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
November 14, 2015 posted by

Oswald Strings a Treasure, 1936

The premise of Puppet Show is that Oswald is a puppeteer who loses control of his puppet’s strings. Various live-action marionettes were used, comprising some very unfortunate cultural stereotypes, yet remains a rare filmed record of a 1936 puppet show.

Paul Whiteman Tops a Jazz Rabbit, 1930
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
October 17, 2015 posted by

Paul Whiteman Tops a Jazz Rabbit, 1930

The assignment that really accelerated the Lantz studio’s sophistication with musical sync was the animated introduction to “The King of Jazz”, a feature film that showcased the music of Paul Whiteman.

Animation Anecdotes #204
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 20, 2015 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #204

Friz Freleng and Oswald the Rabbit. Animation legend Friz Freleng worked on the first theatrical released Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon, Trolley Troubles. In Trolley Troubles, Freleng was given the…